Adaptive Teaching for Learners who use EAL (Online Course)

This course provides guidance on how teachers can adapt their teaching to meet the language development needs of pupils who use EAL.

School closures during the Covid-19 pandemic had a significant impact on children’s learning, and this has been particularly noticeable for some learners who use English as an additional language.

The need to focus on accelerated language development alongside curriculum learning to help compensate for any loss of learning remains a priority. This online course for primary and secondary school staff explores the distinctive nature of adaptive teaching when taking into account a learner’s proficiency in English. The course provides guidance on how you can adapt your teaching in a responsive way to meet the language development needs of your pupils who use EAL alongside curriculum learning. The course introduces a range of easy to use strategies that you can implement immediately into your teaching in order to maintain high expectations of your pupils.

This three-module online course is designed to work around the busy lives of those working in schools - tickets are available for either primary or secondary practitioners. With three hours of online study over a four-week period, this course enables you to work at a manageable pace with plenty of time to process course content and consider relevance to your context. The course is designed to be highly interactive and collaborative, with opportunities to work with other course participants, course tutors and course material. Module Two consists of a live webinar with opportunities to ask questions and share best practice in real time.

A certificate will be awarded for successful completion of the course.

Course dates: 1 - 25 November.

Ticket sales close Tuesday 25 October 4pm.

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Who is this course for?

  • Teaching staff
  • Teaching assistants
  • EAL co-ordinators

Module One:

Pre-webinar online tasks: completed at your own pace over a seven-day period.

Time commitment: approximately 60 minutes.

Module Two:

Live interactive webinar with the course tutors:

  • Primary: Wednesday 9 November 16:00 – 17:00
  • Secondary: Thursday 10 November 16:00 – 17:00

Time commitment: 60 minutes.

Module Three:

Post webinar online tasks: completed at your own pace over a two-week period.

Time commitment: approximately 60 minutes.

If the course is full, please complete the Wait List form and you will be contacted if a place becomes available.

Please note: this course is not available to international schools. Please click here to view our upcoming Language for Results International online courses.

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